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Michael Chester - Band Director

Mr. Michael Chester
Band Room
 
Class Schedule:
1st Period Honors Jazz Band
2nd Period Advanced Honors Jazz Band
3rd Period Honors Percussion
4th Period Honors Wind Ensemble /Honors Color Guard
5th Period Honors Concert Band
6th Period Planning
7th Period Honors Symphonic Band
 

Recent Posts

Gig Sheet and Reminders Week 6 – Away Football Game vs Shelbyville High School

Away Football Game
vs. 
Shelbyville High School
Friday, September 21, 2018
(Posted and Sent on Tuesday, September 18)

 
• ASR’s this week – Tue. & Thur. 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

• Volunteer band parents needed for this football game – Please click here to help out.
 
• Away Football Game vs.Shelbyville High School - Friday, Sept. 21 – Itinerary (subject to change) as follows:
  • 3:30 PM – School Dismissed. Students will need to change into the uniform red shirt and shorts.

  • 3:45 PM - Large instruments and equipment staged in art hallway near garage door.

  • 4:00 PM – Meal plan served in the cafeteria (Bob's BBQ)

  • 4:00 PM - Parent volunteers needed to load equipment onto trucks (or sooner depending on when trucks/parent help is available).

  • 4:30 PM - Meal plan clean-up - Trumpets. All other members change into uniform.

  • 4:50 PM – Call Time for all SCHS Band Members dressed in full uniform. Section Leaders will begin inspection. Band members will report to the cafeteria to assemble for final announcements once cleared by their section leader.

  • 5:00 PM – Departure for Shelbyville High School
                     401 Eagle Blvd, Shelbyville, TN 37160

  • 6:15 PM – Arrival and unload

  • 7:00 PM – Game Begins

  • 9:45 PM – Departure from Shelbyville High School to Stewarts Creek High School

  • 10:45 – 11:00 PM – Students dismissed once instruments and equipment have been put away. Band Leadership Team (Instructional and Logistical) cleaning and closing duties to follow.
 

 

Gig Sheet and Reminders Week 5 – Home Football Game vs Cane Ridge High School & 8th Grade Band Night

Gig Sheet and Reminders
Week 5 – Home Football Game vs Cane Ridge High School &
8th Grade Band Night

 
• ASR’s this week – Tuesday only. No ASR on Thursday due to RCS half-day.

• This Friday is 8th Grade Band Night where 8th graders from SCHS feeder schools will perform with the band on the field and in the stands.
  
• Volunteer band parents needed for this football game – Please click here to help out.
 
• All students will be served a pizza dinner this Friday courtesy of the SCHS Music Boosters. The entire band along with our 8th grade students will all eat together in the cafeteria following sound check.
 
• We are planning to wear the full dress uniform for this game. Students will need to bring their red uniform shirts, black shorts, black crew-length socks, and black marching shoes. All new and returning students students who requested replacements have been issued their marching shoes. 
 
• We have a few new students and returning students who have not been issued their uniform red shirt and black shorts. We have asked those students to wear a t-shirt and shorts of their choice until their sets come in. We also received a bad run on the red under uniform shirts (the logo came out pink). We are working with the company to get this situation resolved. Please be patient as we work to resolve this issue.
 
• Home Football Game vs. Cane Ridge High School – Itinerary (subject to change) as follows:
  • 3:30 PM – School Dismissed
  • 4:00 PM – Sound Check and Rehearsal in stadium (band members need to be dressed in red shirt/black shorts with black socks and black band shoes). 
  • 4:30 PM - 8th Grade Band Students arrive at the stadium for rehearsal
  • 5:15 PM – Meal Deal served in the cafeteria to all students
  • 5:45 PM - Meal Deal Clean Up (Saxophones). 8th Grade Band members can pick up their t-shirts in the cafeteria.
  • 6:00 PM – Call Time for all SCHS Band Members dressed in full dress uniform. Section Leaders will begin inspection.
  • 6:15 PM - Band members will report to the cafeteria for 8th Grade Band Night Kickoff
  • 6:30 PM – Final Inspection and Step-Off
  • 6:50 PM – Pre-Game Performance Begins
  • 7:00 PM – Game Begins
  • 9:45 – 10:30 PM – Students dismissed. Band Leadership Team - Beta Shift (Instructional and Logistical) cleaning and closing duties
• Click here to see the band calendar for September events. Make sure to resubscribe each month for calendar updates that will sync with mobile devices.

Gig Sheet and Reminders Week 4 – Home Football Game vs Brentwood High School

Gig Sheet and Reminders
Week 4 – Home Football Game vs Brentwood High School

 
• ASR’s this week – Tuesday only. No ASR on Thursday.

• Click here to see the band calendar for September events. Make sure to resubscribe each month for calendar updates that will sync with mobile devices.
  
• Volunteer band parents needed for this football game – Please click here to help out.
 
• We are planning to wear the full dress uniform for this game. Students will need to bring their red uniform shirts, black shorts, black crew-length socks, and black marching shoes.
 
• Home Football Game vs. Brentwood High School – Itinerary (subject to change) as follows:
  • 3:30 PM – School Dismissed
  • 4:00 PM – Sound Check and Rehearsal in stadium (band members need to be dressed in under uniform attire - red shirt/black shorts with black socks and black band shoes). These were issued at the end of the Tuesday (9/4/2018) rehearsal.
  • 5:15 PM – Meal Deal served in the cafeteria - (Fazoli's)
  • 5:45 PM - Meal Deal Clean Up (Clarinets)
  • 6:00 PM – Call Time for all SCHS Band Members dressed in full dress uniform. Section Leaders will begin inspection. Band members will report to the “Goats” to assemble for step-off once cleared by their section leader.
  • 6:30 PM – Final Inspection and Step-Off
  • 6:50 PM – Pre-Game Performance Begins
  • 7:00 PM – Game Begins
  • 9:45 – 10:30 PM – Students dismissed. Band Leadership Team - Alpha Shift (Instructional and Logistical) cleaning and closing duties
• Because the weather may be too hot or because of the rain, we ask that students also bring their casual/rally uniform to school on Friday as we may decide at the last minute to change the performance dress.
 
• Band members who are taking the ACT may leave after their halftime performance. We ask that an email be sent to stewartscreekband@gmail.com notifying us of the request. Band members must check-out with a director after the half-time performance. Band members must be escorted by a parent chaperone back into the building to change out of uniform and to put instruments and equipment away. 

Gig Sheet and Reminders Week 3 – Away Football Game vs John Overton High School

Away Football Game
vs. 
John Overton High School
Friday, August 31, 2018
(Posted and Sent on Monday, August 27)

 
• ASR’s this week – Tue. & Thur. 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

• Volunteer band parents needed for this football game – Please click here to help out.
 
• Away Football Game vs.John Overton High School - Friday, Aug. 31 – Itinerary (subject to change) as follows:
  • 3:30 PM – School Dismissed

  • 4:00 PM - Large instruments and equipment staged in art hallway near garage door.

  • 4:15 PM – Meal plan served in the cafeteria (Jason's Deli)

  • 4:30 PM - Parent volunteers needed to load equipment onto trucks (or sooner depending on when trucks/parent help is available.

  • 4:45 PM - Meal plan clean-up - Flutes

  • 5:00 PM – Call Time for all SCHS Band Members dressed in casual uniform. Section Leaders will begin inspection. Band members will report to the cafeteria to assemble for final announcements once cleared by their section leader.

  • 5:30 PM – Departure for John Overton High School
                      4820 Franklin Rd, Nashville, TN 3722

  • 6:00 PM – Arrival and unload

  • 7:00 PM – Game Begins

  • 9:45 PM – Departure from John Overton to Stewarts Creek High School

  • 10:00 – 10:45 PM – Students dismissed once instruments and equipment have been put away. Band Leadership Team (Instructional and Logistical) cleaning and closing duties to follow.
• Dress for this week's game is the Casual/Rally Uniform

Meal Plan
  • If you or your child purchased a meal plan, please make sure to get your payments turned in as soon as possible. Checks are made payable to SCHS Band. All money is due by Aug. 31, 2018. 
Fundraiser Updates
  • Smart Cards and Coupon Books sales end this Friday, August 31. Please make sure to turn all monies or unsold books and cards to the black box by then. Contact us if you have any questions.
 

Gig Sheet and Reminders Week 2 – Away Football Game vs Antioch High School

Away Football Game vs Antioch High School
Friday, August 24, 2018
(Posted and Sent on Monday, August 20)

 
• ASR’s this week – Tue. & Thur. 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

• Volunteer band parents needed for this football game – Please click here to help out.
 
• Away Football Game vs. Anitoch High School - Friday, Aug. 24 – Itinerary (subject to change) as follows:
  • 3:30 PM – School Dismissed

  • 4:00 PM - Large instruments and equipment staged in art hallway near garage door.

  • 4:15 PM – Meal plan served in the cafeteria

  • 4:30 PM - Parent volunteers needed to load equipment onto trucks (or sooner depending on when trucks/parent help is available.

  • 4:45 PM - Meal plan clean-up - Color Guard

  • 5:00 PM – Call Time for all SCHS Band Members dressed in casual uniform. Section Leaders will begin inspection. Band members will report to the cafeteria to assemble for final announcements once cleared by their section leader.

  • 5:30 PM – Departure for Antioch High School
                      1900 Hobson Pike, Antioch, TN 37013

  • 6:00 PM – Arrival and unload

  • 7:00 PM – Game Begins

  • 9:45 PM – Departure from Antioch to Stewarts Creek High School

  • 10:00 – 10:45 PM – Students dismissed once instruments and equipment have been put away. Band Leadership Team (Instructional and Logistical) cleaning and closing duties to follow.
• Dress for this week's game is the Casual/Rally Uniform

Meal Plan
  • If you or your child purchased a meal plan, please make sure to get your payments turned in as soon as possible. Checks are made payable to SCHS Band. All money is due by Aug. 31, 2018. 
Fundraiser Updates
  • Publix Partners - No more keychain cards! There is a new way to direct financial support from Publix Partners to the Stewarts Creek High School Band when you shop at Publix. See quick, easy instructions here.

  • SCRIP Fundraising - Click here to read about and enroll in the Scrip fundraising program. If you’re already enrolled, keep planning and ordering/refilling those cards at www.shopwithscrip.com! Expand your reach by encouraging co-workers, business partners and friends to purchase gift cards through our Scrip program. Credits from the rebate allocations made in your Scrip agreement will show up on your monthly band statement. Physical cards ordered by 1:00 PM on Fridays will be available for pick up at the end of After School Rehearsal on the following Thursday. Contact SCHS Music Boosters at schsmbinc@gmail.com or (615) 625-2184 with any questions.
  • Stewart Parking. A great way to earn extra money on an individual basis is to work as a parking attendant for Stewart Parking at events around Middle Tennessee. Stewart Parking handles major venues such as major concerts and NFL games at Nissan Stadium. Stewart Parking also handles event parking venues such as Vanderbilt, Bellmont, Fontanel, Arrington Vinyards and others. Simply email Matt@stewartlogisticsinc.com and he will get you set up. Funds you raise will be paid to you and can be used to help with band costs.

  • MainGate. Another great way to earn extra money on an individual basis is to work in merchandise outlets at Nissan Stadium, selling Titans merchandise. Complete the employment application and the authorization release form and forward the completed forms to adonaldson@maingateinc.com. Funds you raise will be paid to you and can be used to help with band costs.
 
 

Gig Sheet and Reminders Week 1 – Home Football Game vs Siegel High School

 

Gig Sheet and Reminders
Week 1 – Home Football Game vs Siegel High School

 
• ASR’s this week – Tue. & Thur. 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

• Click here to see the band calendar for August events. This calendar also has future months as well. Make sure to click “subscribe” to sync these dates with your phone/desktop calendars. We have had the best luck with download ics. for both Apple and Android Smartphones.
 
• Pep Rally on Friday – Dressed in Polo Shirt and Shorts/Pants of Choice
 
• Volunteer band parents needed for this football game – Please click here to help out.
 
• Home Football Game vs. Siegel High School – Itinerary (subject to change) as follows:
  • 3:30 PM – School Dismissed
  • 4:00 PM – Sound Check and Rehearsal in stadium
  • 5:15 PM – Meal Deal served in the cafeteria
  • 6:00 PM – Call Time for all SCHS Band Members dressed in casual uniform. Section Leaders will begin inspection. Band members will report to the “Goats” to assemble for step-off once cleared by their section leader.
  • 6:30 PM – Step-Off
  • 6:50 PM – Pre-Game Performance Begins
  • 7:00 PM – Game Begins
  • 9:45 – 10:30 PM – Students dismissed. Band Leadership Team (Instructional and Logistical) cleaning and closing duties
• The casual uniform consists of the band polo shirt and khaki colored shorts/pants with tennis/athletic shoes. The “casual uniform” for the color guard is the pep-rally uniform.
 
• If you or your child purchased a meal plan, please make sure to get your payments turned in as soon as possible. Checks are made payable to SCHS Band. All money is due by Aug. 31, 2018. If you still need to purchase a meal plan, please click here.
 
 
• SCRIP Fundraising: Click here to enroll in the Scrip fundraising program. If you’re already enrolled, keep planning and ordering/refilling those cards at www.shopwithscrip.com!